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" The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose... "
AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION -- AN ADDRESS. - Page 12
1854
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 2

1835
...they shall not be found where parables are spoken. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen and is occupied in their labors, and whose talk is of bullocks?" Lycurgus, more than two thousand years ago, in his celebrated system...
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Reminiscences of Chalmers, Simeon, Wilberforce, &c

Joseph John Gurney - Theologians, Scottish - 1833 - 159 pages
...in chap, xxxviii., and begins as follows: "How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labors, and whose talk is of bullocks ? He giveth his mind to make furrows, and is diligent to give the kine...
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The Frogs and Their King: Or, the People and Their Rulers; a Moral Analysis ...

Ignotus Coaxus (pseud.) - Great Britain - 1835 - 199 pages
...suggest any thing politically efficient. " How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad ? That driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks ? He giveth his mind to make furrows; and is diligent to give...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...little business shall become wise." — '1 How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, antl that labours; and whodе talk is of bullocks? Ver. 27. " So every carpenter and workmaster that labourelh...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy

Jasper Adams - Christian ethics - 1837 - 492 pages
...that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labors, and whose talk is of bullocks ? He giveth his mind to make furrows ; and is diligent to give the kine...
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Proper lessons, to be read at morning and evening prayer, on the Sundays ...

John James - 1840
...that hath little business shall uecome wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks ? He giveth his mind to make furrows; and is diligent to give...
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Poem

Guy Bryan Schott - Commencement ceremonies - 1841 - 48 pages
...yet I quote boldly the wisdom of Jurusalem, " He cannot get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad ; that driveth oxen ; and is occupied in their labors ; he cannot' declare justice or judgment."* But the Dignity of Learning has a high place in the principles...
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The Works of Thomas Jackson, D. D.: Sometime President of Corpus Christi ...

Thomas Jackson - Theology - 1844
...that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks, or of the breed of bullocks*? His verdict concerning handicraftsmen...
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Practical Sermons preached in Hanover Chapel, Regent St

George Delgarno HILL - 1844
...that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks ? He giveth his mind to make furrows, and is diligent to give...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 10

1845
...that hath little business shall become wise. How shall he get wisdom that holdeth the plough ; that glorieth in the goad ; that driveth oxen ; and is occupied in their labors ; and whose talk is of bullocks ?" The presumptive reason of a Dutch legislator from the middle slates...
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